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  1. Sending to Chrome when NOT the default browser

    I tried adding a Chrome shortcut to the SendTo folder, but that didn't work. Is there a way to put Chrome in the context menu, or a way to add an "Open with" that would serve the purpose?
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    Adobe Flash Crashes

    I have had Flash crashing with Firefox, IE, and Chrome. I disabled hardware acceleration on FF, and it seems to help, but not dependably.

    Is there something to be gained by uninstalling Flash and...
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    I got it, Joe. The display name has to match the...

    I got it, Joe. The display name has to match the "Display As" field...duh!

    Thanks,
    Chuck
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    Joe, I'm on the right track, I think, but I'm...

    Joe,

    I'm on the right track, I think, but I'm missing something.

    The command-line "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE" /c ipm.note /m "Chuck Billow"

    Gives me an...
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    Desktop shortcut to initiate an email

    I know that I can use, for instance, mailto:cwbillow@componentics.com to start and e-mail.

    But is there a way to have that shortcut also set the display name as, for instance, Chuck Billow instead...
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    Thanks Joe, I'll take a look. Regards, Chuck

    Thanks Joe, I'll take a look.

    Regards,
    Chuck
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    All I wanna do...

    is get my Epson Workforce printer "attached" to the XP machine I have as a MS Virtual PC machine.

    The XP machine works fine, and the printer works on the host. But I cannot get the connection...
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    Berton, as I mentioned to Joe, I got the MS VM to...

    Berton, as I mentioned to Joe, I got the MS VM to run the software. Having a dual boot would have been cleaner, but oh well. It was/is a direct MS purchase version of XP with SP-2.

    Regards,...
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    Joe I have two copies (including the original...

    Joe I have two copies (including the original DVD/CD, and both gave me the same error. It's XP -Pro. I finally just now went and got MS Virtual PC (with XP mode) and that seems to work fine.

    I...
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    Windows XP download?

    Where can I get an image of XP 16-bit? I have a valid key, but my DVD won't install.

    Regards,
    Chuck Billow
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    Multi-O/S Boot

    I did this once before, but had heck's own time dealing with which system boot etc. was the default, and making sure all systems would boot. So...

    I have EasyBCD. I am running Windows 7 64-bit...
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    Paul / dogberry; Thanks. Chuck

    Paul / dogberry;

    Thanks.

    Chuck
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    Paul,, I know the registry changes -- *most...

    Paul,, I know the registry changes -- *most often* for the better, I also grows dramatically as programs are installed. What I cannot seem to grok is whether the hardware settings change. They...
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    Thanks. Chuck

    Thanks.

    Chuck
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    In my situation, the printer was not working. ...

    In my situation, the printer was not working. After restoring the registry from a backup (via ERUNT) the printer worked. Then of course I needed to "fix other things that had been installed or...
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    I think the problem I am having Paul is this: If...

    I think the problem I am having Paul is this: If I install Windows and then set up the hardware, aren't most if not all changes made by software after that point additions to the registry as opposed...
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    OK, point taken. Thanks Guys. Chuck

    OK, point taken. Thanks Guys.

    Chuck
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    Paul / Joe; I get what you are saying. The...

    Paul / Joe;

    I get what you are saying. The question I have though, is if the registry reg file is made immediately after installing Windows and setting up hardware, with NO other software...
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    What I was hoping, Joe, is that I would have a...

    What I was hoping, Joe, is that I would have a registry export from *just* the registered Windows install and the hardware, and would then import same when and if needed.

    That would be assuming...
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    I agree with what you are saying for the most...

    I agree with what you are saying for the most part. In response I might give you an example that just occurred a couple days back:

    I have a wireless printer that I in fact seldom use or need. As...
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    I have on occasion (used a "cleaner"), yes. ...

    I have on occasion (used a "cleaner"), yes. BUT...I always back up the registry first (via ERUNT ) -- in fact it is set to back up every thirty minutes automatically -- more out of paranoia than...
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    Driver updates are few and far between, so that...

    Driver updates are few and far between, so that isn't an issue. As for the Windows Updates, It would be easier, I would think, to just run the Update process again, rather than having to figure out...
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    Paul, I'm not clear on something: If I start...

    Paul, I'm not clear on something: If I start with a bare metal Windows install, then add just hardware, and then export it (the registry), won't those settings remain constant regardless of software...
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    I back up my system to an external as well. I...

    I back up my system to an external as well. I was trying to avoid the (often) hour(s) that could be involved backing up the current drive, and then restoring one that works, and then picking up the...
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    I know I can use imaging. That's how I do my...

    I know I can use imaging. That's how I do my backups. I was hoping for a solution that wouldn't require the time and space it would take to do constant imaging (in order to make sure all the data...
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